Quran Burner Banned from Entering the United Kingdom

After his controversial stint of burning a Quran in Denmark and Sweden during protests, far-right Danish-Swedish politician and activist Rasmus Paludan said he would travel to the United Kingdom to perform his act again last Wednesday to coincide with Ramadan.

Paludan said in a Twitter video last Sunday that he intends to travel to Wakefield in the West Yorkshire region to "fight back" against "undemocratic forces,” adding that he would burn the Islamic holy text in the city’s public square.

Malaysia to "Fight Islamophobia" with $2 Million Quran Distribution Plan

The Malaysian government revealed its plans to counter Islamophobia by distributing copies of the Quran translated into several languages, setting aside more than $2 million in its 2023 budget.

Autistic Teen Expelled & Threatened with Death After Dropping Quran

An autistic Year 10 (or equivalent to Grade 9 in the US) student from Wakefield, England, was dismissed from his school and bombarded with death threats after an event where a Quran was allegedly “disrespected.”

Pakistani Mob Kidnaps Man Accused of Blasphemy From Police & Lynches Him

On February 11, a Pakistani man accused of blasphemy was dragged outside a police station by an angry mob in the country’s eastern province of Punjab and lynched, Pakistani authorities said.


Iranian Protester Tortured & Sentenced to Death for "Apostasy"

Iranian authorities have handed a death sentence to a 35-year-old mentally ill man for allegedly committing apostasy and “insulting holy things” amidst the early stages of protests following the death of Mahsa Amini in morality police custody.

Javad Rouhi and two teenagers, 19-year-old Mahdi Mohammadifad and 18-year-old Arshia Takdastan, were accused of breaking into the traffic police headquarters in the city of Nowshahr in northern Iran, setting it on fire on September 21 last year.

Quran-burning in Sweden Sets Muslim World Alight With Rage

Several Muslim countries have condemned Sweden over an incident where a far-right Danish-Swedish politician and activist held an anti-Islam demonstration and burned the Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in the capital Stockholm.

41-year-old Rasmus Paludan, also the head of the far-right Danish party Stram Kurs, was permitted by Swedish police to hold the protest, which was surrounded by authorities.